Production Supervisor, 3rd shift Job

DATE: Sep 21, 2023

LOCATION: Macon, Georgia, United States, 31213

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Macon, Georgia 
Relocation offered: Yes 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 5% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “65,060 to 97,600” per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

​What does it mean to work at Armstrong? 

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

 By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 


Job Summary:

We have a terrific career opportunity for a Production Supervisor who can effectively motivate and manage a team of people responsible for producing ceiling tiles. The work involves coaching and developing your staff, improving performance, effectively scheduling the work, and always seeking new and better ways to optimize your team's contribution to the Company.  You will also work closely with a multi-functional team in implementing process improvement and cost reduction initiatives using innovative tools such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and equipment optimization.  Reporting to the Value Stream Manager, you will supervise a team that produces high-quality building products. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a critical manufacturing position, producing a tangible product.  There will be many opportunities to learn and enhance your skills in diverse areas, such as process improvement, equipment maintenance and optimization, troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Leading, managing, hiring, and training a production crew of about 20 employees
  • Promoting and ensuring a safe work environment, including training the crew and adhering to Company and governmental policies and regulations
  • Ensuring production goals are met or exceeded, including yield, throughput, and quality
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques 
  • Meeting objectives for Plant Reliability measures (% uptime, % line rate, % scrap rate)
  • Ensuring equipment maintenance and optimization, providing training for the crew and handling equipment troubleshooting
  • Preparing daily production schedules and ensuring schedule adherence 
  • Ensuring environmental compliance
  • Working with maintenance and engineering to optimize the equipment performance and reliability


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of full-time production supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Recent work experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Basic computer proficiency with email and with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Highly effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and successfully execute tasks in accordance with business objectives
  • Proven ability to implement change in manufacturing and/or maintenance systems
  • Basic knowledge of key OSHA regulations (such as Confined Spaces, Electrical Safety, Energy Isolation and Machine Safeguarding)
  • Proven incident investigation skills and familiarity with structured tools (such as Root Cause Failure Analysis or 5 Why)
  • Ability to and willingness to work different shifts


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, technical or related field
  • Experience working with a unionized workforce
  • Knowledge, understanding and implementation of process improvement methodologies (including SPC)


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Macon GA)

Our Macon Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs over 400 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers.  Located approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, the Macon facility has 33 acres under one roof, or 1.5 million square feet of floor space.  It is the largest ceiling tile factory in the world.  The operations are complex, automated, use the latest modern management technology, and manufacture a wide range of commercial and residential ceiling products.

Macon, also known as the "Cherry Blossom Capital of the World", is in the heart of Georgia and marks a historical crossroads in the south. The city carries with it a rich cultural heritage while creating a strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing community.



Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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